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Pini Bothoko
  • Mahalapye woman attacked, raped in her sleep

    In the early hours of Saturday morning, the victim was subjected to a horrifying ordeal when an intruder forcibly entered her home, attacked her and raped her. The incident transpired at approximately 12:15am within the victim's residence and was...

  • Kgomokhumo exposes rampant cattle rustling

    The Botswana Police Service (BPS)’s anti-stock theft operation dubbed Kgomo Khumo, has invaded Palapye and Mahalapye areas and its presence is evident as butcheries are dry with no meat, a clear indication that indeed most businesses rely on stolen...

  • Female soldier commits suicide

    The soldier of the rank of Private was found hanging lifeless from her house rafters. Investigations into the matter are ongoing to establish circumstances surrounding her death.Officer Commanding, District No. 3 Senior Superintendent, Theriso...

  • Zim man arrested for killing ex-lover

    The 25-year-old man allegedly pounced on the deceased, a fight ensued and he ended up stabbing her with a sharp object.According to Officer Commanding, District No.3 Senior Superintendent Theriso Thatayotlhe, the suspect found the deceased with her...

  • Two pedestrians perish in separate mishaps

    In the first accident, which took place on Saturday afternoon at around 1:00pm along Molepolole Road, near Nando's and opposite SSKB Barracks, a 38-year-old man tragically lost his life when he was struck by an Audi A4 while attempting to cross...

  • Cops plead against bar owners', motorists' loud noise

    Reports suggest that patrons at bars in the village are not only consuming alcohol in public spaces, but are also playing loud music from their vehicles, causing sleepless nights for residents.Tlokweng Police Station commander, Superintendent Unoziba...

  • Police investigate three serious accidents

    On Friday, along the A12 road, a 58-year-old man was seriously injured when he was struck by a Mercedes Benz while attempting to cross the road near Shell Filling Station close to the Mogoditshane kgotla traffic lights at approximately 12:30am.Deputy...

  • Man found dead at The Fields parking lot

    According to the station commander for the police station, Superintendent Amos Solomon, it looks like the man was not feeling well. "He had visited the mall in the company of his daughter who had left him inside the car to grab something from...

  • Maternal death peaked in 2021 – Statistics Botswana

    The report highlighted several key causes behind the increase in maternal deaths, including COVID-19-related fatalities, severe pre-eclampsia at seven percent, and diseases of the circulatory system complicating pregnancy, childbirth, and the...

  • Stock thieves torment Selokolela farmers

    Stock theft has become rampant with the thieves reportedly going to the extent of shooting and killing cattle out in the thickets. On a daily basis, farmers lose their cattle at the hands of stock thieves who hang around the area to rustle cattle,...

  • Police praise Paje revellers for 'model behaviour'

    According to Serowe Police Station commander, Superintendent Poloko Oteng a sizeable number of officers was deployed in and around the village as they had anticipated heightened criminal activity.He said they managed to control the crowds whose...

  • Police warn drivers against night-time travel

    The concern follows an accident in which a woman aged 41 who was driving a Toyota Allex from the south heading north lost control of the car and it overturned Saturday early morning near the A1 Highway. Investigating the accident, No.2 district...

  • Fraudsters fleece Serowe man of P150k

    He said after making him believe that he had won P4,000, the fraudsters tricked the old man into sending P50,000 into their account. Serowe Police Station commander, Superintendent Poloko Oteng said after realising that his P50,000 was withdrawn the...

  • GCC turns to Dikgosi over problematic stray animals

    The stray animals that roam the city’s streets like cattle, donkeys, goats and dogs have long been a major concern and the GCC continues to face difficulties in resolving this issue.One root cause identified for the influx of stray animals in...

  • Mortuary demands P1 Million over unclaimed body

    Sipho Mahlangu (42), of Soweto in South Africa, was shot and killed together with nine others in Phase 2, back in February 23, 2022 by the police following a cash-in-transit heist in the Main Mall, Gaborone.Then, 10 armed men attacked and robbed a...

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